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About: Nestor

Biography:
I fell in love with embryos in Salamanca (Spain), I became an professional developmental biologist in Manchester (UK) and I currently practice in New York City (you know where). I burst-tweet @elneztor
Website:
http://www.mskcc.org/research/lab/anna-katerina-hadjantonakis/member/nestor-saiz-arenales

Posts by Nestor:

Science outreach Saturday through Friday

Posted by on May 8th, 2016

Today, the Rockefeller University held its third annual Science Saturday in New York City, its bigger science outreach event of the year.     I had the chance to get involved for the second time and I can attest it is unbelievably fun and rewarding!! Individual research labs and the Science Outreach team from Rockefeller University set up over 25 booths where[…]

99 (imaging) problems

Posted by on July 17th, 2015

  Last week, the SDB hosted what may well have been its highest annual meeting – at 8000 feet – in Snowbird, Utah. The atmosphere was fantastic, the talks were phenomenal, and the scenery was just obscene. It was an all-around great meeting, topped with a choir of singing PIs after the conference dinner. Couldn’t get better. If you missed[…]

BSDB/BSCB Spring meeting 2015, meeting report

Posted by on April 28th, 2015

A couple of weeks ago, the BSDB and the BSCB held their annual joint spring meeting at the University of Warwick. The spring meetings are their major annual event and a must-go for all cell and developmental biologists in the UK (and beyond). Now, before I go any further, here’s a disclaimer: I love this meeting.[…]

GATA6 and the power of single cells

Posted by on May 29th, 2014

Any mammal who celebrated Mother’s Day earlier this month realizes how important mothers are for us and the tight bond between them and their children. Forget clean shirts and packed lunch every day; for us developmental biologists, there is no better reflection of this bond than the extraembryonic membranes that support the growth of the[…]